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Shiitake - The delicious Japanese mushroom

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Shiitake - The delicious Japanese mushroom

Today we're going to look at a food that is neither plant nor animal: the edible mushroom. Maybe you even know Japanese mushrooms like Reishi, Maitake or Matsutake? Or the often used small white mushroom enoki? But this is about a different and particularly well-known mushroom from Japan: The shiitake from the omphalotaceae family...

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Dashi - How to make the umami broth

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Dashi - How to make the umami broth

If you love Japanese cuisine as much as we do, the umami taste of dashi will certainly sound familiar. Dashi is the authentic broth that classically consists of kombu and bonito flakes (katsuobushi), i.e. algae and a type of tuna. However, the fish broth is also available as a vegan version. Dashi is an important basic ingredient for many soups, for example ramen, stews, miso soups or sauces...

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Tsukemono - how to make these delicious pickles

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Tsukemono -  how to make these delicious pickles

Tsukemono is the name given to vegetables pickled in salt. It is often cucumber slices, but other crunchy vegetables are also popular for the special pickling method in Japan. Tsukemono is a snack for in between and may not be missing with many main meals with rice...

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Onigiri – How to make the Japanese fun snack

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Onigiri – How to make the Japanese fun snack

You probably know the delicious little snack in the shape of a triangle, don't you? Mathematically correct it is probably rather a prism, but here it should be about culinary. 😊 In any case, this rice triangle is called Onigiri or also Nigirimeshi or Omusubi...

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Japanese knives: proper use, care and sharpening!

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Japanese knives: proper use, care and sharpening!

If you like to cook often, it is probably important for you to have a knife that fits well in your hand and is sharp. Do you have a choice of knives depending on what you want to prepare in the kitchen? Today we're going to introduce you to two types of Japanese knives that are standard for us for cutting food...

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